The project’s main aim is to raise awareness and provide practiceoriented improvements for effective ways of assuring a successful transition to independent life for residential care leavers, to help achieve successful integration into society and to promote active participation in social life.

 

The project has 3 Intellectual Outputs:
1. Gateways to integration - Development of research tools (interview guidelines)
2. Online platform for game - based toolkit for basic skills development for young people to get prepared for independent life, which contains 50 educational online games.
3. Social workout: Training material and training programme with practical tools addressed to young people and residential youth care workers, which will contain 160- 170 pages training material with practical tools, one transnational joint staff training event with the direct involvement and mobility of 16 youth care workers.

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The implementation of the online game involved young adults living in Aftercare Centers of the Child protection system. These youngsters are between 20 and 30 years old and have grown up in a child protection system. When they reach the age of 18, they must leave the child protection system, if they are not continuing their education. Young people who have nowhere to go, they don’t have the support of their biological families, and cannot support themselves, can use the possibility to become beneficiary of the Aftercare Center.
The After Care Center also has a sheltered residential home where young people over 18 live, but these young people are mentally disabled (middle and mildly handicapped). These young people have also tried the online game.